Bayes@Lund Book Club

Fall 2020 Bayes@Lund is organizing a book club on the foundational book Probability Theory: The logic of science by E.T. Jaynes

Why this book is important (video introduction by Aubrey Clayton)

Total of 3 sessions (~6 weeks)

  1. Session 1 (19 October 2020, 15:00)
    Plausible Reasoning and The Quantitative Rules (chapters 1 and 2) – text, video1, video2
  2. Session 2 (09 November 2020, 15:00)
    Elementary Sampling Theory (chapter 3) – text, video
  3. Session 3 (23 November 2020 15:00)
    Elementary Hypothesis Testing (chapter 4) – text, video1, video2

Participants are expected to read the respective chapter(s) in the book prior to the meeting. If you don’t get the chance to study the chapter, please, watch the video lecture. After the three sessions we will assess the interest to continue and may schedule another 3-5 sessions.

The Bayes@Lund Book Club (BLBC) sessions will consist of a 20-30 min lecture covering the material from the chapter(s) followed by a 30-40 min discussion.

If you are interested, please let us know by filling this form:


Dmytro, Rasmus and Ullrika

October 18, 2020

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